Arnold Leslie "Arnie" Vaughan
Arnold Leslie "Arnie" Vaughan – 82, of New Minas, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville, with his "good wife", Bonny by his side. Born in Wolfville, he was a son of the late Kenneth and Alice (Pudsey) Vaughan. He served with the RCMP "O" Division in Toronto. He then became the youngest Chief of Police in Seaforth, Ontario. He was President of both A. L. Vaughan Transport Inc. and A. L. Vaughan Investigations Inc. in New Minas. He was also Counsellor and Coordinator of Safety with Crosby House Society and a Program Assistant with Ledge Hill Treatment and Recovery Centre. His door was always open for anyone battling addictions and he never gave up on anyone. While in law enforcement, he received three commendations for youth work, drug enforcement and apprehension of a murder fugitive at gunpoint. He enjoyed playing the fiddle at many variety shows and benefits and was well known for playing his favourite tune, "Orange Blossom Special". He is survived by his wife, Bonny (Coldwell); two daughters, Sherry (Jeff) and their children, Becky, Amber and Kaylan, Ontario; Estelle (Brian) and their children, Heather and Shawn, Ontario; a son, Arnie Jr. "Sonny" (Rose), Ontario; a brother, Vance (Elaine), Great Village; two step-daughters, Amy (Kirt) and their children, Anderson, Emma, Jemika and Mason, Canning; Andrea (Jason) and their child, Sylvie, Kentville; aunt, Barb Sherman, New Minas; numerous great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by two sons, Garth and Glen Ray; three brothers, Dean, Clarke and Alvin; a granddaughter, Jenna. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation. The funeral service will be held at a later date to be announced. Burial will take place in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Donations in memory may be made to the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.